State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, March 3, 2008
11:00 A.M.
TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 3329: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for supported work and auto-related costs for MFIP participants.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 3330: A bill for an act relating to human services; clarifying eligibility for the MFIP consolidated fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 256J.626, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 3331: A bill for an act relating to local government finance; permitting Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board to retain proceeds from the condemnation of park lands necessary for the reconstruction and expansion of marked Interstate Highway 35W at the Mississippi River.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Carlson and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 3332: A bill for an act relating to mortuary science; changing a provision for the transportation of dead human bodies; allowing use of funeral conveyance requested by decedent; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, sections 149A.80, subdivision 1; 149A.93, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 3333: A bill for an act relating to human services; prohibiting personal liability for certain persons with mental illness; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 246.51, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Lourey and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 3334: A bill for an act relating to human services; authorizing county agency access to the statewide supervision system and National Crime Information Center for background checks for adult foster care, family adult day services, and family child care services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 241.065, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 245C.08, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 3335: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying the retention of juvenile adjudication history; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 299C.095, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 3336: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; providing for exemptions to vehicle window glazing restrictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 169.71, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Prettner Solon, Doll, Anderson, Dibble and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 3337: A bill for an act relating to energy; creating coordinated process for reducing greenhouse gas emissions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216H.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 3338: A bill for an act relating to public safety; classifying law enforcement agency hold data as private; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 13.87, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 3339: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; allowing a nonresident to take fish by spearing from a dark house; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 97C.371, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 97A.475, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 3340: A bill for an act relating to domestic abuse; designating October as domestic violence awareness month in Minnesota; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Jungbauer, Dibble, Anderson, Prettner Solon and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 3341: A bill for an act relating to energy; proposing the Business Energy Accountability Act of 2008; providing for a voluntary inventory of business energy use; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216C.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Foley and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 3342: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing for an e-charging service; requiring fingerprinting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 13.871, by adding a subdivision; 299C.10, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299C.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 3343: A bill for an act relating to environment; providing for publication of adjustments to costs announced by the Petroleum Tank Release Compensation Board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 115C.07, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 3344: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a transfer of funds for Independent School District No. 671, Hills-Beaver Creek.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 3345: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing motor fuel and sales tax exemptions for providers of special transportation services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 296A.07, subdivision 4; 296A.08, subdivision 3; 297A.67, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 3346: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing rates for medical assistance coverage of special transportation services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.0625, subdivision 17.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 3347: A bill for an act relating to human services; prohibiting the use of a broker or coordinator for dispatching nonemergency medical transportation and certain disbursements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 3348: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a sales tax exemption of materials, supplies, and equipment used in constructing a wastewater treatment facility in the city of Fountain; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 3349: A bill for an act relating to education; creating a responsible family life and sexuality education program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 3350: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing the standard of evidence in a disqualification to clear and convincing evidence; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 245C.29, subdivision 2; 256.045, subdivisions 3, 3b; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, sections 245C.14, subdivision 1; 245C.15, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 245C.24, subdivision 3; 245C.27, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Chaudhary, Marty and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 3351: A bill for an act relating to real estate; requiring that existing statutory implied residential construction warranties be made as express warranties and be provided to the buyer in writing; prohibiting waivers of the warranty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 327A.04; 327A.06; 327A.07; 327A.08.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Rosen, Prettner Solon and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 3352: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Adolescent Treatment Center-Winnebago (ATCW); authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Marty, Doll, Koering, Higgins and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 3353: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing long-term care rate adjustments; providing funding for long-term care employee health insurance costs; modifying MinnesotaCare eligibility for long-term care employees; requiring development of a new nursing facility rate rebasing methodology; requiring a study of direct care staffing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 256B.434, by adding a subdivision; 256B.441, by adding a subdivision; 256B.5012, by adding a subdivision; 256L.07, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, sections 256B.434, subdivision 19; 256B.441, subdivisions 1, 50, 51a; 256B.5012, subdivision 7; Laws 2007, chapter 147, article 7, section 71; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 256B.441, subdivisions 55, 56.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Michel and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 3354: A bill for an act relating to health; changing provisions governing the operation of public pools, spas, and swimming pools; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 144.1222, subdivision 1a, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Rest, Bonoff and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 3355: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a school district with a low fund balance to hold a referendum election at a time other than November; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 126C.17, subdivision 11.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 3356: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying requirements applicable to the green acres property tax program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 273.111, subdivisions 6, 8, 14.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 3357: A bill for an act relating to taxation; requiring certain practices by assessors; requiring a statement on truth in taxation notices; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 273.03, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 275.065, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 3358: A bill for an act relating to highways; designating the Clearwater County Veterans Memorial Highway; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 3359: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing the public sale of tax-forfeited land in Clearwater County.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Foley, Saxhaug, Frederickson, Torres Ray and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 3360: A bill for an act relating to animals; changing provisions prohibiting animal fights and possession of certain items; imposing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 343.31, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Rosen, Langseth, Skoe, Stumpf and Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 3361: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing equalizing factors and threshold rates in the debt service equalization program; improving ability of school districts to improve school buildings and facilities; reducing property taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 123B.53, subdivisions 4, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Foley and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 3362: A bill for an act relating to police officers; permitting police officers to be represented by an attorney and a union representative at disciplinary hearing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 626.89, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Cohen and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 3363: A bill for an act relating to state government; specifying the development of budget recommendations and requiring state agencies to provide information; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 3.885, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Lourey and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 3364: A bill for an act relating to state government; changing provisions of the Commission of Deaf, Deaf-blind and Hard-of-Hearing Minnesotans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256C.28, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 3365: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing the conveyance of certain surplus state land bordering public water in Chippewa County.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Berglin, Prettner Solon, Rosen, Erickson Ropes and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 3366: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the phase-in of rebased nursing facility operating cost payment rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 256B.441, subdivisions 1, 55.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Prettner Solon, Erickson Ropes, Rosen, Sheran and Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 3367: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing additional rate adjustments for nursing facilities and community-based long-term care providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 256B.434, subdivision 19; Laws 2007, chapter 147, article 7, section 71.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 3368: A bill for an act relating to public safety; holding department harmless for negligent dissemination of vehicle or driver data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 13.69, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Saltzman; Olseen; Larson; Olson, G. and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 3369: A bill for an act relating to drivers’ licenses; requiring commissioner of public safety to include information and questions relating to pupil transportation safety in driver’s manual and examination; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 171.13, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 3370: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for assessment and payment of certain costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 211B.37.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 3371: A bill for an act relating to anatomical gifts; amending the Darlene Luther Revised Uniform Anatomical Gifts Act and other statutes to clarify and conform inconsistent provisions authorizing agents to make medical decisions, control final disposition of remains, and make anatomical gifts; correcting an erroneous reference and making other corrections and clarifications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, sections 149A.80, subdivision 2; 525A.02, subdivision 9; 525A.03; 525A.09.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Doll, Olseen, Dibble, Koering and Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 3372: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; establishing minimum requirements for city’s permit program for long-term disability parking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 169.346, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 3373: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for discretionary partial recounts; specifying certain recount and postelection review procedures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 204C.35, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision; 204C.36, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 206.89, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 3374: A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring captioning for deaf and hard-of-hearing viewers on certain campaign communications; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10A.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Dahle, Betzold, Sparks, Torres Ray and Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 3375: A bill for an act relating to teacher retirement savings; requiring collective bargaining over the number of tax-sheltered annuity vendors a school district permits for payroll deduction; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 123B.02, subdivision 15.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Higgins, Moua, Vickerman and Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 3376: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring screening of certain defendants in criminal cases for posttraumatic stress disorder; authorizing mitigated dispositions for certain offenders suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder who receive treatment; requiring legislative reports and the collection of summary data; requiring the preparation and distribution of an informational pamphlet; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 3377: A bill for an act relating to public safety; repealing the Furniture Fire Safety Act; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 299F.840; 299F.841, subdivisions 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8; 299F.842; 299F.843; 299F.844; 299F.845; 299F.846; 299F.847; 299F.848.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Lourey, Dille, Olseen, Rest and Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 3378: A bill for an act relating to local government; providing for a public hearing and public testimony before making an appointment to fill a vacancy on a county board or city council; changing the time period in which an appointment may be made; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 375.101, by adding a subdivision; 412.02, subdivision 2a, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 375.101, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 3379: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; mandating classification of Mississippi Headwaters State Forest.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 3380: A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring advance notice to certain local units of government of intent to file certificate of need for construction of large energy facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 216B.243, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 3381: A bill for an act relating to local government; adding fire service to the list of services for which local governments may collect unpaid charges from tax refunds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 270A.03, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 3382: A bill for an act relating to education; providing opportunities for school districts and charter schools to connect to Internet2 for advanced research and education applications; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 3383: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; modifying provisions governing requirement and use of USDOT carrier numbers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 168.185.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 3384: A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling taxes; providing a refund to organizations for certain lawful purpose expenditures; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 297E.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Chaudhary introduced--
S.F. No. 3385: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying monument designation authority; modifying state park names; modifying state park permit requirements; eliminating certain finance report requirements; making technical corrections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 85.011; 85.012, subdivisions 28, 49a; 85.013, subdivision 1; 85.054, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 97A.055, subdivision 4b; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 84.961, subdivision 4; 85.013, subdivision 21b; Laws 1989, chapter 335, article 1, section 21, subdivision 8, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Sparks, Wergin, Kubly, Saxhaug and Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 3386: A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying licensing requirements for individual sewage treatment system professionals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 115.56, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Robling and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 3387: A bill for an act relating to higher education; clarifying certain scholarship program provisions; amending grant requirements; amending certain private institution provisions; making technical changes; providing for data sharing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 13.32, by adding a subdivision; 141.25, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, sections 136A.126; 136A.127; 136A.65, subdivisions 1, 3, 5, 6, 7; 136A.66; 136A.67; 136A.69; 141.25, subdivision 5; 141.28, subdivision 1; 141.35; 197.791, subdivisions 1, 4, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senators Chaudhary, Marty and Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 3388: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring equal access to acupuncture services by certain group policies and subscriber contracts; requiring claim determinations regarding acupuncture services to be made or reviewed by acupuncture practitioners; requiring reporting on referrals to acupuncture practitioners and reimbursement rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 62A.15, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62D.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 3389: A bill for an act relating to subordinate service districts; authorizing towns to refund surplus revenues upon the removal of a district; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 365A.095.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Prettner Solon and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 3390: A bill for an act relating to the city of Duluth; authorizing extension of time for certain activities in certain tax increment financing districts.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Betzold and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 3391: A bill for an act relating to real property; providing for electronic recording; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 507.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 3392: A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring a common course numbering system for the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 3393: A bill for an act relating to environment; requiring the Pollution Control Agency to analyze cumulative pollution effects in an area prior to issuing a permit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 116.07, subdivision 4a.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 3394: A bill for an act relating to physical therapists; creating an exemption from the examination requirement for licensure.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Gimse and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 3395: A bill for an act relating to drivers’ licenses; modifying requirements for accepting driver’s license from another state or jurisdiction as valid form of identification; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 171.06, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Anderson, Clark, Scheid and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 3396: A bill for an act relating to real property; providing for the Minnesota Subprime Foreclosure Deferment Act of 2008; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 583.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Torres Ray, Higgins and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 3397: A bill for an act relating to business organizations; providing for the return of documents submitted to the secretary of state; regulating foreign cooperatives; removing the request that the attorney general and the Department of Revenue be notified of the dissolution of foreign cooperatives and nonprofit corporations; allowing foreign limited liability partnerships to use alternative names under certain circumstances; eliminating contest of name filings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 47.12, subdivision 2; 60A.07, subdivision 1; 303.11; 303.16, subdivision 4; 303.17, subdivision 4; 308A.005, by adding a subdivision; 308B.211, subdivision 2; 308B.221, subdivision 4; 317A.823, subdivision 2; 321.0108; 323A.1102; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 5; 308A; 308B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 5.22; 302A.115, subdivision 8; 303.05, subdivision 4; 308A.121, subdivision 3; 308B.151; 317A.115, subdivision 6; 322B.12, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 3398: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring the Office of Enterprise Technology to report to the legislature regarding its approval process for state agency technology requests and assistance provided to state agencies in developing agency information systems plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 16E.01, subdivision 3; 16E.04, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Saltzman and Lynch introduced--
S.F. No. 3399: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing course preparation and continuing education requirements for school administrators and teachers working with gifted and talented students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 122A.14, by adding subdivisions; 122A.18, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 3400: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a highway overpass in the city of Staples; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 3401: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying public water access site acquisition authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 97A.141, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 97A.141, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 3402: A bill for an act relating to transportation; transferring highway right-of-way to state rail bank.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 3403: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing payment rates for nursing facilities in Kanabec and Pine Counties to the geographic group III median rate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 3404: A bill for an act relating to data practices; permitting data sharing between the Department of Education and the Minnesota Office of Higher Education; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 13.32, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 3405: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing for the amount of duty disability pension for injured police officers and firefighters; requiring employers to make reasonable efforts to provide less hazardous duty for injured employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, sections 353.031, by adding a subdivision; 353.656, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Betzold, by request, introduced--
S.F. No. 3406: A bill for an act relating to data practices; amending certain temporary classification provisions; classifying data; amending data privacy provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 13.06, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, by adding subdivisions; 13.601, subdivision 3; 13.64; 13.72, subdivision 13; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 13.06, subdivision 2; Minnesota Rules, part 1205.1800.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Betzold, by request, introduced--
S.F. No. 3407: A bill for an act relating to government data practices; regulating use of driver’s license numbers and application information; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 13.6905, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 168.346, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 171.12, subdivision 7, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Wergin and Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 3408: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the postsecondary enrollments options program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 124D.09, subdivisions 13, 20.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Higgins, Metzen, Tomassoni and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 3409: A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money for the Hennepin-Carver Workforce Investment Board.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Erickson Ropes and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 3410: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to establish and administer a universal prescription drug program and prescription drug bulk purchasing program; establishing a dedicated fund; appropriating money from the dedicated fund to the commissioner; requiring mandated reports; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256N.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Erickson Ropes, Marty, Carlson and Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 3411: A bill for an act relating to health; clarifying the purposes of the health care access fund; eliminating certain transfers from the health care access fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 16A.724, by adding subdivisions; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 16A.724, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 295.581; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 16A.724, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 3412: A bill for an act relating to transportation; defining medium-speed electric vehicles; requiring medium-speed electric vehicles to be registered and titled; identifying roads on which medium-speed electric vehicles may be operated; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 168.011, subdivision 7; 168A.05, subdivision 9; 169.01, by adding a subdivision; 169.224.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Erickson Ropes, Marty and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 3413: A bill for an act relating to counties; providing a process for making certain county offices appointive in Houston County.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Erickson Ropes and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 3414: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring health plans to provide coverage for certain infertility treatments; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Lynch, Wiger and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 3415: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing licensed physicians and licensed psychologists to make a diagnosis and determination of ADD and ADHD; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 125A.02, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 3416: A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; changing psychologists’ scope of practice; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 148.89, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Pappas and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 3417: A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; adding an exception to the complementary and alternative health care client bill of rights for in-patient hospital setting and hospice care; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 146A.11, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 3418: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying the dates and times fish houses, dark houses, and other shelters may be left on the ice; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 97C.355, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 3419: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; allowing certain state hospitals and institutions and county social service agencies to operate vehicles exempt from payment of registration tax and fees; regulating display of vehicle license plates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 168.012, subdivision 1; 169.79.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.